A study of the strength of the pioneer character in Willa Cather's novels

dc.contributor.advisorPhillips, Anne R.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberDorough, C. Dwight
dc.contributor.committeeMemberDaniels, R. Balfour
dc.creatorFinken, Elmira Phillips
dc.date.accessioned2022-11-28T20:56:52Z
dc.date.available2022-11-28T20:56:52Z
dc.date.issued1956
dc.description.abstractWilla Cather was a writer of varied ability. She wrote essays, poetry, short stories, and novels. It is her novels that contain the most colorful depiction of life on the Nebraska prairies and in the small Nebraska towns, and these novels have won the widest acclaim. Willa Cather's ability and desire to write of Nebraska life stemmed from her childhood there. She loved Nebraska and the honest, stubborn pioneer; therefore, her characterization of these people are her most outstanding ones. She had known several pioneer women whom she particularly liked or who particularly interested her, and these women all became a part of her novels which she wrote several years after she left the West. [...]
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dc.language.isoen
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dc.titleA study of the strength of the pioneer character in Willa Cather's novels
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thesis.degree.collegeCollege of Arts and Sciences
thesis.degree.departmentEnglish, Department of
thesis.degree.disciplineEnglish
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Houston
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Arts
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